Author: Lee Stabert
Nov 11

A buzz in the valley

The towns along the Monongahela River in southwestern PA have banded together to support local economic development, increase tourism, and improve quality-of-life. Their work is paying off.

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Nov 11

Pennsylvania's startup winners

As many as 75 percent of venture-backed startups fail; the failure rate of all U.S. companies after five years is over 50 percent. We take a closer look at three Commonwealth companies that have overcome the odds, making the transition from great idea to thriving company.

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Nov 11

The Elect Few: Marita Garrett of Wilkinsburg, PA

Welcome to Keystone Edge's new series where we chat with Pennsylvania's mayors. Whether they're innovating in big cities or building community in small towns, these engaged public servants have a lot to say about moving the state forward. First up is the mayor of an up-and-coming borough outside of Pittsburgh.

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Oct 15

Get inspired at this higher-education hidden gem

Reading's Alvernia University has taken a remarkable journey from Catholic orphanage to groundbreaking educational institution. From helping local high schoolers access college to hosting interfaith exchanges to running an organic farm, students at the Berks County college are taught to give back, collaborate, and connect with the surrounding community.

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